AROUND 60,000 illegal cigarettes have been taken off Glasgow's streets after officials were given a helping paw. 

Boo, a consumer protection dog, has been thanked for his efforts in recovering the goods from four shops in the city. 

The contraband was discovered following an operation by Glasgow City Council's Trading Standard officers. Police Scotland also provided assistance. 


Tweeting about the find, bosses at the local authority thanked Boo for the support, sharing a picture from the city's Firhill. 

They wrote: "Officers from our Trading Standards team, with support from Police Scotland and by Boo, the consumer protection dog, uncovered some 60,000 illicit cigarettes and large quantities of hand rolling tobacco from four shops in the city.

"Way to go Boo. Hope it wasn't too ruff a day."